11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h
2
Porvoo
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h
3
Syote
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
5
Kilpisjarvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki vacation maker website.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki is minus 3.5 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, then look for gifts at Riimikko, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Porvoo trip planner.

You can take a bus from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Porvoo sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Syote.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Riimikko ©
Riimikko

1
night
Syote

Syote
For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Syote trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Porvoo to Syote. Traveling from Porvoo in December, things will get little chillier in Syote: highs are around -7°C and lows about -16°C. You'll set off for Luosto on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Syote

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip planner.

Getting from Syote to Luosto by car takes about 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -8°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Luosto
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Tsahkal Falls and then make a trip to The Three Nations' Border Point. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Saana.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kilpisjarvi day trip website.

You can drive from Luosto to Kilpisjarvi in 5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Luosto in January, things will get a bit warmer in Kilpisjarvi: highs are around -3°C and lows about -10°C. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Wildlife Outdoors Nature
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Saana ©
Saana

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 4th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip tool.

Drive from Kilpisjarvi to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. In January, Rovaniemi is little chillier than Kilpisjarvi - with highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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